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“Wonderful Staff - Great location”
Review of Luz En Yucatan

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Luz En Yucatan
Ranked #3 of 104 Hotels in Merida
Certificate of Excellence
Nashville, Tennessee
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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“Wonderful Staff - Great location”
Reviewed 6 September 2010

Wonderful find of a hotel in downtown next to the church of St. Lucia and within easy walking distance to areas all over Centro. We stayed in the Penthouse suite - lovely, clean with outdoor kitchen, fresh water and Wifi in room. Staff is wonderful and helpful. Parking across the street makes life easy when you want to explore the outer Merida area.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled as a couple
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Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 30 August 2010

GENERAL
Best hotel so far in this price range.

no breakfast
Free water for guest.
A nice (and small) pool
a wonderful and great lobby.

CLEANLINESS
top

SERVICE
great, all speak English and help whenever you needs something.

ROOM
wonderful. We had a TV, a fridge (with already 2 cold beers), a hammock and a separate bath room (also AC).

SLEEPING
wonderful, quite, AC

PRICING
600MXN (a night for 2 persons),
fair

LOCATION
one block from the market place

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled as a couple
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west yorkshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2010

Stayed here for 3 days and loved it. We had a really spacious, comfortable room that opened onto a patio right next to the small pool. The staff were so helpful right from our emails when organising the trip to the minute we left. Several little touches, such as fresh ground coffee and a water dispenser in the room, good quality bed linen and help yourself tequila and liquers in the reception area, added to our great experience here. So glad we found this gem.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled with friends
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2010

We just returned from Merida, Mexico, and want to recommend the Luz en Yucatan Hotel in centro (downtown) . This is a great small hotel that has a everything. Each room is decorated in a unique manner, and the entire staff is most helpful. We definitely will stay there again and have added it to our list of favorite hotels.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled as a couple
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Firenze
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Reviewed 17 August 2010

I selected this hotel because it was the best rated in the tripadvisor travelers' list. Overall, I can confirm the good quality of the site, but there are a few things you should know beforehand to avoid disappointment. The best asset of the hotel is probably the staff and owners - absolutely nice, friendly and helpful people. The structure is obviously carefully designed and taken care of (you may or may not like some arrangements, but it is just matter of taste). At first we were a bit annoyed by the lack of breakfast service, but then we discovered that 1) you can make your own coffee in any room, 2) you can prepare a full meal in the common area kitchen, 3) the cafeteria just across the street is fine for breakfast (very nice people). Some things you may not like: some of the upstair rooms are accessed by a quite steep and narrow stairway, if you have to drag up there a heavy suitcase you must be in good physical shape. In general, the upstair rooms are less attractive and less equipped (they are also cheaper). The front door is always locked, so when you arrive you have to ring up and wait for opening in the street, this may make you feel uneasy at night. However, the neighbourhood is apparently safe, and there seems to be little chance that someone passing by snatches your luggage. The price is OK, but not particularly cheap: there are several similar hotels in Merida with comparable and even lower prices (possibly they don't have the same wonderful staff)

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled on business
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 August 2010

As a family of five (children aged 13, 10 and 7) we are often expected to book two rooms or end up with one very cramped room. Here we had a spacious, cool room with excellent beds for all of us. A short walk from the main plaza its location is perfect, once through the door it is an oasis of calm with a great courtyard pool in which to relax.

When we wanted help and advice it was forthcoming and knowledgable, when we didn't we were left to enjoy ourselves unhassled.

Luz en Yucatan does not offer food but there is a perfect cafe for breakfast directly opposite the front door...good menu and good value.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled with family
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England
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 August 2010

Stayed her for 5 nights in July - best accomadation we stayed in in Mexico, character, facilities and friendly and helpful owners and staff.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Luz En Yucatan

Property: Luz En Yucatan
Address: Calle 55 #499 x 60 y 58 | Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Yucatan > Merida
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Merida
#2 Business Hotel in Merida
#2 Romantic Hotel in Merida
#7 Best Value Hotel in Merida
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
You've arrived! Once an historic convent, now Merida's Original Urban Retreat. We have been inspiring guests since the beginning and we invite you to come and see why. Choose Luz! ... more   less 
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